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of walk sf, elizabeth smith. (applause) >> thank you, ed. walk san francisco and its members look forward to a strong and effective pedestrian strategy to fix what director aragon mentioned are the 50 miles that have been identified as san francisco's most dangerous streets. the city will actually need to fix five miles a year to meet the mayor's impressive goal of reducing injury and reducing death which in four years and ultimately within a decade significantly. and that's going to prevent hundreds of injuries and deaths from happening. it's really important, and these are all crashes that can be prevented. this will mean calming traffic on wide fast arterials like geary, and it it will also mean widening sidewalks and adding greening with innovative projects like the powell promenade. strategic police enforcement, as we heard, is also critical, using data to prevent traffic crimes just as we use data to prevent other crimes. and targeting the most dangerous behaviors in the most dangerous locations. last year almost 900 people were hit by cars in san francisco, and this year hundreds m
, one would hope so. >> elizabeth cohen thanks so much. >>> we'll talk more about the plan to cut down on football-related injuries at the top of the hour with the nfl players' association chief d. maurice smith. >>> another big issue in the nfl is the lack of minority head coaches. there were eight openings following the end of the regular season, all of those jobs were filled by white men. two members of the baltimore ravens organization took time from the super bowl to address this disparity. joe carter from hln sports is in new orleans to cover the super bowl. what'd they say, joe? >> reporter: good morning, carol. there's two sides to this issue obviously some people believe that the vacancies were filled by qualified people, they happened not to be black men, and the other side of it says well us as a country, we're progressing in social issues like the acceptance of gay marriage, reelecting a black president but the nfl, the most popular sport in this country is taking a step backwards on the social issue and so we asked gym caldwell, head coach for the indianapolis colts and oz
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